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The sense of humor

by Max Eastman

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Max Eastman
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26315213M
    OCLC/WorldCa39480568

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